No. 49 Men’s Tennis Travels to No. 10 Michigan

first_imgMichigan State enters the weekend with a 8-5 record and will play Boise State on Friday before hosting the Bulldogs on Sunday. Last weekend, the Spartans fell to South Florida, 7-0, and UNC Wilmington, 4-3. Brett Forman is MSU’s top singles player and holds an 8-2 record. Michigan is ranked 10th in the latest ITA rankings and are coming off a tough week, falling to No. 7 California and No. 5 Oklahoma State. The Wolverines have a pair of players ranked in the top-105. Myles Schalet, who is ranked 58, holds a 3-2 dual singles record, while Kevin Wong is ranked 104th with an 0-3 dual singles mark. Western Michigan are on a three-match winning streak and heads in to Sunday’s match with a 7-5 record. The Broncos have three players with eight or more singles wins and are led by Matt Hamilton with a 10-2 record. Eric Olivarez and Matej Svjetlicic each have totaled eight wins. The Bulldogs return to the ITA top-50 in the latest rankings after upsetting then-ranked No. 47 Washington last weekend. Sophomore Vinny Gillespie earned his fourth Missouri Valley Conference Athlete of the Week honor on Tuesday. He is ranked 48th in the latest ITA singles ranking, which marks the first-time Gillespie cracked the top-50 in his career. center_img DES MOINES, Iowa – The 49th-ranked Drake University men’s tennis team travels to No. 10 Michigan on Friday and will close out the weekend with a doubleheader against Western Michigan and Michigan State on Sunday at East Lansing, Mich. Following Drake’s trip to Michigan, the Bulldogs will participate in the San Diego Spring Break Invitational on March 16-19. Print Friendly Versionlast_img

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